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Siemens Unveils New Chemistry and Immunoassay Systems at AACC 2014

August 4, 2014 9:26 am | by Siemens Healthcare | Comments

Siemens Healthcare introduces the ADVIA Chemistry XPT System1 and ADVIA Centaur XPT Immunoassay System2 at the 2014 AACC Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo, Chicago, July 27-31. The newest in the company’s portfolio of chemistry and... 

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New Gadget Helps the Vision-Impaired to Read Graphs

August 4, 2014 9:10 am | by Curtin University | Comments

People who are blind can now read more than just words, such as graphs and graphics, following the development of an affordable digital reading system by Curtin University researchers. Opening up new career paths and educational opportunities...

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Hope for More Accurate Diagnosis of Memory Problems

August 4, 2014 9:02 am | by University of East Anglia | Comments

More accurate tests could be created to diagnose diseases such as Alzheimer's or memory problems stemming from head injuries, leading to earlier intervention, according to new findings from the University of East Anglia (UEA). The research...

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Innovative Scientists Update Old-School Pipetting with New-Age Technology

August 4, 2014 8:59 am | by Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research | Comments

A team of Whitehead Institute researchers is bringing new levels of efficiency and accuracy to one of the most essential albeit tedious tasks of bench science: pipetting. And, in an effort to aid the scientific community at large, the group...

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Exploring 3D Printing to Make Organs for Transplants

August 4, 2014 8:43 am | by American Chemical Society | Comments

Printing whole new organs for transplants sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie, but the real-life budding technology could one day make actual kidneys, livers, hearts and other organs for patients who desperately need them. In the ACS...

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Study: Sluggish Economy, Not Health Reform, Drove Slowdown in Health Spending

August 4, 2014 8:41 am | by Health Care Cost Institute | Comments

Approximately 70 percent of the recent decline in health care spending growth from 2009-2011 was due to the economic downturn, and not to other factors such as health sector responses to the Affordable Care Act, according to a new study...

Medtronic Launches NuVent EM Sinus Dilation System for Fusion ENT Navigation System

August 4, 2014 8:36 am | by Medtronic | Comments

Medtronic Inc. has announced the launch of the NuVent EM Sinus Dilation System for the Fusion ENT Navigation System, developed and manufactured by the company's Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) division of its Surgical Technologies business. NuVent...

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Tecomet to Acquire Symmetry Medical Inc.'s OEM Solutions Business

August 4, 2014 8:32 am | by PR Newswire | Comments

Tecomet Inc., a Genstar Capital portfolio company and precision contract manufacturer supporting the medical device and aerospace industries, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Symmetry Medical Inc. to acquire its...

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FDA Takes Steps to Help Ensure the Reliability of Certain Diagnostic Tests

August 4, 2014 8:20 am | by FDA | Comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has taken important steps to ensure that certain tests used by health care professionals to help diagnose and treat patients provide accurate, consistent and reliable results. First, the FDA is issuing a final...

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Acquisitions Driving Global Medical Device Market

July 31, 2014 4:14 pm | by Kalorama Information | Comments

With global device demand limited, companies are acquiring each other to boost revenues and take advantage of distribution synergies, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research publisher says the $300-billion plus global market for medical devices will grow only in the 3 to 4% range for the next five years, and this ...

A blood test for suicide?

July 31, 2014 4:09 pm | by EurekAlert! | Comments

Johns Hopkins researchers say they have discovered a chemical alteration in a single human gene linked to stress reactions that, if confirmed in larger studies, could give doctors a simple blood test to reliably predict a person's risk of attempting suicide. The discovery, described online in The American Journal of Psychiatry, suggests that ...

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Scientists shine bright new light on how living things capture energy from the sun

July 31, 2014 4:06 pm | by EurekAlert! | Comments

Scientists may have uncovered a new method of exploiting the power of sunlight by focusing on a naturally occurring combination of lipids that have been strikingly conserved throughout evolution. This conservation—or persistence over time and across species—suggests

Vision-correcting electronic displays could let users dispense with glasses

July 31, 2014 4:00 pm | by EurekAlert! | Comments

Researchers at the MIT Media Laboratory and the University of California at Berkeley have developed a new display technology that automatically corrects for vision defects — no glasses (or contact lenses) required. The technique could lead to

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Free pores for molecule transport

July 31, 2014 3:42 pm | by EurekAlert! | Comments

Loading of many MOFs is inhibited by barriers. Scien-tists of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) now report in Nature Communications that the barriers are caused by cor-rosion of the MOF surface. This can be prevented by water-free synthesis and storing strategies.

Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, Global Leader, Innovator in Genomic Medicine to Lead Providence Cancer Services and Bioinformatics

July 31, 2014 3:39 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

 Today, Providence Health & Services announced that Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, a physician, surgeon and scientist known globally for applying collaborative science and technology to improve the health of patients battling life-threatening disease, will serve as the health care system's new ...

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